California's Golden Fairs: Big Fresno Fair
Airs Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 8:30 p.m. on KPBS TV
Join Huell Howser as the PBS series "California's Golden Fairs" travels up and down our great state visiting these fairs, meeting diverse people and seeing all sorts of animals, great rides and attractions. And as these adventures unfold, we’ll also discover that each fair has its own history and traditions and is unique in its own way.
In this episode, Huell visits the Big Fresno Fair and it really is a "big" fair, with over 165 acres of and 127 years in the making. Huell learns that the fairgrounds were once used as a Japanese internment camp and meets the great grand daughter of Pop Laval who shot hundreds of photos of the early fairs.
The Big Fresno Fair is on Facebook.